The Coronavirus Chronicle

The Coronavirus Chronicle #20: ALONE TIME

todayMay 5, 2020


We are facing one of the biggest global health threats in decades which has led governments around the world to shut down daily life. But how is the race to contain COVID 19 affecting the people it’s meant to protect here in Berlin?

While Julian Moraglio says he is very bored staying indoors with “an annoying brother” to entertain him, the 12-year-old has been finding unusual hobbies, like following American politics.

But how does the seventh grader feel about some Berlin schools heading back as early as next week? Find out more below:

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“First thing I want to do when I’m back out is try and meet up with as many friends as possible.”


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Written by: monika.mueller.kroll

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Despite many small businesses in Berlin closing down during the pandemic, Prenzlauer Berg bookstore “Buchhandlung Montag” remains open and its sales are up. Anne-Katrin Grimm, the co-owner, explains her view on why it’s happening and how social distancing and COVID-19 has affected the public’s taste in literature. This piece originally aired on April 3.

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